Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela will turn 90 on July 18th 2008 To mark the occasion he is holding a 46664 Concert in Hyde Park, London on June 27th which promises a star-studded line-up as well as VIP audience members including royalty and politicians from both sides of the Atlantic and leading names in business, sport, film and entertainment. Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela Known as 'The Black Pimpernel', Mandela was the leader of the African National Congress. Arrested in 1962, he was imprisoned for 27 years during Apartheid. South Africa - 1960 Supplied by WENN

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